February 8, 2023

Lebanese PM Hariri resigns, saying he fears assassination plot

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From BBC Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri has resigned, saying in a televised broadcast he feared for his life, while also fiercely criticising Iran. Mr Hariri’s father, former prime minister Rafik al-Hariri, was assassinated in 2005. Mr Hariri accused Iran of sowing “fear and destruction” in several countries, including Lebanon. He was named prime minister […]